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(Photos: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

The First Family of Radio

When Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected president in 1932, he and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt both used the new medium of radio to reach into American homes like never before. They rallied the nation to combat the Great Depression and fight fascism. The Roosevelts forged an uncommonly personal relationship with the people. This documentary explores how FDR and ER's use of radio revolutionized the way Americans relate to the White House and its occupants.

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  • 12.08.14

    How Much Will College Cost My Family?

    In 2011 the federal government required colleges and universities to publish “net price calculators” on their web sites. These tools are supposed to help families figure out which colleges they can afford. The calculators take into account family income, number of kids in college, state of residency, and other factors. But they’re often hard to use and time-consuming. Our guest this week has made this process simpler and more accessible.
  • 12.01.14

    Bridging the “Middle Skills” Gap

    There’s a paradox in today’s job market: even though there are millions of people looking for work, employers say they can’t find enough qualified workers. That’s due to an abundance of what economists call “middle skills” jobs – jobs that require specialized training beyond high school, but not a four-year college degree.
  • 12.01.14

    Commentary: Turning the tables on the vocational ed debate

    I’m not arguing that all education should be about acquiring job skills ... I’m saying that good vocational high schools have figured out how to bring college prep into their curriculum. And it’s time that traditional academic high schools brought more vocational education into theirs.

American RadioWorks |
(Photos: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

The First Family of Radio

When Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected president in 1932, he and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt both used the new medium of radio to reach into American homes like never before. They rallied the nation to combat the Great Depression and fight fascism. The Roosevelts forged an uncommonly personal relationship with the people. This documentary explores how FDR and ER's use of radio revolutionized the way Americans relate to the White House and its occupants.

Recent Posts

  • 12.16.14

    Rising prices on the poorest

    In January 2014 nearly a hundred college presidents gathered at the White House for a summit on the rising cost of college. But data show that those same institutions have been raising their prices fastest for the poorest students than for wealthier ones. This week on the podcast, we talk to a reporter who has been following the rising college cost burden on poor families.
  • 12.08.14

    How Much Will College Cost My Family?

    In 2011 the federal government required colleges and universities to publish “net price calculators” on their web sites. These tools are supposed to help families figure out which colleges they can afford. The calculators take into account family income, number of kids in college, state of residency, and other factors. But they’re often hard to use and time-consuming. Our guest this week has made this process simpler and more accessible.
  • 12.01.14

    Bridging the “Middle Skills” Gap

    There’s a paradox in today’s job market: even though there are millions of people looking for work, employers say they can’t find enough qualified workers. That’s due to an abundance of what economists call “middle skills” jobs – jobs that require specialized training beyond high school, but not a four-year college degree.
  • 12.01.14

    Commentary: Turning the tables on the vocational ed debate

    I’m not arguing that all education should be about acquiring job skills ... I’m saying that good vocational high schools have figured out how to bring college prep into their curriculum. And it’s time that traditional academic high schools brought more vocational education into theirs.

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Trips by*

Susan Christensen


Total cost of 12 trips: $11,042.48


Trips traveled under the office of Nancy Johnson

Destination: WASH DC TO TAMPA FL
Sponsor: Merck & Co
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Nov 29, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,715.02
source

Destination: BALTIMORE
Sponsor: Catholic Health Association and affiliates
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $170.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: Cardinal Health Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 16, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $2,200.00
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO
Sponsor: California Healthcare Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 20, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,295.00
source

Destination: WASH DC TO BOCA RATON FL
Sponsor: Novartis
Purpose: PRESENTATION AT FELLOWSHIP
Date: May 18, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $632.00
source

Destination: DC TO JACKSONVILLE FL
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association and state affiliates
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 18, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $893.90
source

Destination: NY CITY
Sponsor: NEW YORK PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Sep 14, 2001
Expense: $250.00
source

Destination: ATLANTA
Sponsor: Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
Purpose: PRESENTATION
Date: Jan 27, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $793.00
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: Columbia University
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 19, 2002
Expense: $311.54
source

Destination: TAMPA
Sponsor: HEALTHCARE LEADERSHIP COUNCIL; CARDINAL HEALTHCARE; BAXTER HEALTHCARE;PREMIER INC
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $896.02
source

Destination: LGA
Sponsor: Columbia University
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Mar 23, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $690.50
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: NAT'L LONG-TERM CARE FORUM (GREG LUGUE)
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Apr 25, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,195.50
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Susan Christensen.


American RadioWorks |
(Photos: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

The First Family of Radio

When Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected president in 1932, he and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt both used the new medium of radio to reach into American homes like never before. They rallied the nation to combat the Great Depression and fight fascism. The Roosevelts forged an uncommonly personal relationship with the people. This documentary explores how FDR and ER's use of radio revolutionized the way Americans relate to the White House and its occupants.

Recent Posts

  • 12.16.14

    Rising prices on the poorest

    In January 2014 nearly a hundred college presidents gathered at the White House for a summit on the rising cost of college. But data show that those same institutions have been raising their prices fastest for the poorest students than for wealthier ones. This week on the podcast, we talk to a reporter who has been following the rising college cost burden on poor families.
  • 12.08.14

    How Much Will College Cost My Family?

    In 2011 the federal government required colleges and universities to publish “net price calculators” on their web sites. These tools are supposed to help families figure out which colleges they can afford. The calculators take into account family income, number of kids in college, state of residency, and other factors. But they’re often hard to use and time-consuming. Our guest this week has made this process simpler and more accessible.
  • 12.01.14

    Bridging the “Middle Skills” Gap

    There’s a paradox in today’s job market: even though there are millions of people looking for work, employers say they can’t find enough qualified workers. That’s due to an abundance of what economists call “middle skills” jobs – jobs that require specialized training beyond high school, but not a four-year college degree.
  • 12.01.14

    Commentary: Turning the tables on the vocational ed debate

    I’m not arguing that all education should be about acquiring job skills ... I’m saying that good vocational high schools have figured out how to bring college prep into their curriculum. And it’s time that traditional academic high schools brought more vocational education into theirs.